29 Aug – The producer, scriptwriter and main actor of "Usop Wilcha: Meghonjang Makhluk Muzium", Syed Mohamad Asri – or better known as Usop Wilcha, said that he was very willing to invest a large amount on his latest film so that he can deliver the best work for the audience.
"During the early stages, the film partners only provided RM800,000 for the whole movie, so I said 'if the amount is only going to be that much, I guess I will have to down-grade the choice of cast.
"I explained that we need a cast of high caliber if we want to make a good film, so that they can bring out the best of the characters," said the actor-producer at the gala premiere of the film yesterday at Cathay Cineplex eCurve.
He also said that he was willing to spend more money on the props and costumes used in the film.
Film director Mamat Khalid also agreed and said that the production was willing to make the big investment on the film for the sake of the audience's enjoyment and to deliver a better quality film.
"Some of the audience might worry about the movie's quality, but we have given our best shot. So, we can only hope that it will do well and will be well-received among the audience."